Okay, I just saw a huge ginormous snake on my back step

b2alicia(zone 5 Westminster)July 2, 2013

There I was, just coming back into the house, and I saw a great big snake slither into the vinca.

I looked it up , description said it was a garter snake. I thought garter snakes were small!

I'll post a link to what it looked like.

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b2alicia(zone 5 Westminster)

It slithered under the deck behind the vinca.

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   July 2, 2013 at 12:59PM
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popmama Zone 5

Haha, the dog paws in the picture are so cute! I love snakes. Welcome him to your garden, he keeps out bad things!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2013 at 10:25PM
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b2alicia(zone 5 Westminster)

Thanks, mama, but he was awfully big though! (the snake, I mean.) Yes, and Percy has big feet, too!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2013 at 11:40PM
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Olga2013

B2alicia, garter snakes are supposed to big very beneficial for the yard. I saw one in my backyard that was at least 4 ft long. And snakes freak me out!!! Your snake ,probably, does not want to be bothered by you. You may not see it again for a while. Good luck. Olga

    Bookmark   July 6, 2013 at 5:40PM
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kvenkat(5a Colo)

The snake probably wanted to make friends with your garden hose! Just kidding.
On Thursday I saw a rattlesnake that had tried to cross a very busy street near where I live.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2013 at 9:54AM
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katykelly_gw

Does anyone know how to get garter snakes out of fountains ? They are eating my goldfish . I am thinking when they eat all my fish they will leave because they will have to seek more food , I can spread snake repellent and replace the fish . I would like them to be doing their job in the garden , rather than making my fountain their personal summer playground . There are two of them , Sneaky Snake and Petey . TIA
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    Bookmark   July 27, 2013 at 11:31PM
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